Avenged Sevenfold singer M. Shadows shared four reasons why everyone should pay attention to what Falling in Reverse’s Ronnie Radke is doing these days.
Radke is no stranger to controversy, often finding himself leaning into it and fanning the flames, or starting one himself. Last year, the frontman came under fire from radio host Eddie Trank and former Skid Row singer Sebastian Bach after Falling In Reverse pulled out of a festival performance due to a lost laptop.
Falling in Reverse are a band that blends outside influences with heavy music, often utilizing beats and other elements not traditionally found in a rigid understanding of rock/metal. Regardless, Trunk and Bach lamented their reliance on computers and backing tracks to run their live shows.
It’s a story that has lasted far longer than most expected, and Radke has given it new life by releasing the music video for Falling in Reverse’s new song “Watch the World Burn.” rice field. In the video, a laptop falls from the sky and lands on a Sebastian Bach lookalike.
And prior to this video, Radke rekindled Beef with Attila’s Chris Fronzak on a ShipRocked festival cruise, resulting in the two releasing a before-and-after response video.
On the surface, it looks like controversy for controversy’s sake, but that’s not how Shadows sees it. and a lot of insider information when it comes to the streaming era, and other necessary elements of the industry band must join in order to reach the desired level. success.
Yesterday (February 1st), Shadows urged everyone to pay attention to what Radke is doing, whether they “love it or hate it”.
Put a checkmark emoji next to the point Tweet, Shadows pointed out areas where Radke has not been successful in focusing. Since issuing his fourth album with Falling in Reverse, he has focused on releasing several singles. Go home Dating back to 2017. “Everything feels thought-out and important,” says Shadows of Radke’s calculated move, but also admits that the fanbase is enthusiastic enough that “old heads hate it.”
If older generations of music fans have a bone in choosing modern popular new music, it’s generally a good sign that the band is on to something.
Seeing this tweet, Radke re-shared it, telling Shadows: This means getting a lot out of you. ”
The Shadows aren’t the only ones not to employ these tactics. YouTuber Frank The Tech joined in on his one of Loudwire’s Instagram posts (about the rekindled beef between Radke and Fronz). “Whether they’re serious or not, it’s marketing genius because that’s all people talk about today.”
The Falling In Reverse frontman responded by speculating that many of the negative comments about him came from user accounts set to private. He also noted the number of comments received on this post at the time (229) and the rock and metal news that his media outlets, especially his Loudwire, were definitely covering his band and other related topics. was evaluated.
Keep an eye out for what Falling in Reverse does next.
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